The Hogeweyk Dementia Village ~ care concept

Co-creators & game changers “The Hogeweyk® paved the way for a new way of care in The Netherlands and has become a great inspiration for others in world who are looking for humanizing care for the growing numbers diagnosed with dementia. Years of experience and gained knowledge results in a clear vision on the futureContinue reading “The Hogeweyk Dementia Village ~ care concept”

Housing for Dementia and Integrated Care in the Netherlands

This case study looks at two contrasting examples of accommodation for older people in the Netherlands, comparing the successful care of dementia, as exemplified by De Hogeweyk, a ‘Dementia Village’, with accommodation for independent living with integrated care as exemplified by the award winning Pelgromhof project. Read in full at Source: CPA-International-Case-Study-4-Housing-and-Dementia-Care-in-the-Netherlands.pdf

Updated country report: The impact of COVID-19 on long-term care in the Netherlands – the second wave

November 25, 2020 Florien Kruse, Lisa van Tol, Cilla Vrinzen, Oemar van der Woerd,  Patrick Jeurissen The full report is available here: COVID-19-Long-Term-Care-situation-in-the-Netherlands-_-the-second-wave-25-November-2020-1Download Key points: The Dutch nursing home sector was severely affected by the first coronavirus wave. Although the sector was better prepared for a new outbreak, the second wave has still hit hard.Continue reading “Updated country report: The impact of COVID-19 on long-term care in the Netherlands – the second wave”

Inside the Dutch ‘dementia village’ that offers beer, bingo, and top-notch healthcare

Residents of Hogeweyk, a village located in Weesp, Netherlands, lead a normal life. They go to the grocery store, complain about the weather, and enjoy a weekly game of bingo. But there’s one thing that sets the 152 residents apart from the general public: Everyone has an advanced form of dementia. Hogeweyk is a nursingContinue reading “Inside the Dutch ‘dementia village’ that offers beer, bingo, and top-notch healthcare”

Moving on by Standing Still A Different View of ‘Problem Behavior’

Reviewed by Kristine Morris on https://www.forewordreviews.com/reviews/moving-on-by-standing-still/ November 3, 2017 “One of the biggest fears of healthy, independent people is that they risk losing their individual qualities … from the moment they step into the ‘healthcare world,’” writes Bettinger, whose examination of opinions on the degree of independence that should be permitted in a care homeContinue reading “Moving on by Standing Still
A Different View of ‘Problem Behavior’”